Sarawak Natural Forest Certification


Public summary of the forest management plans for the natural forest in Sarawak, East Malaysia, held under licence by the Samling group

A summary of the company's objectives and its forest management plans may be viewed by clicking

The key components of the Public Summary are as follows:

Forest management objectives

  • To employ sustainable forest management practices according to the Malaysian Criteria & Indicators of the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS)
  • To reduce the environmental impact of harvesting primarily by using reduced impact logging system.

Economic objectives

  • To maximise economic returns through cost efficient forest operations
  • To add economic value through the supply of logs for downstream processing: plywood, sawn timber and semi-finished products